Kellie Pickler heads to Persian Gulf on USO tour
Sunday, December 2, 2007
– Kellie Pickler is packing her bags for the Persian Gulf to perform for service members as part of a USO/MNC-I entertainment tour. This is Pickler's first USO tour. The singer will perform songs from her current album and visit with armed forces personnel.
"I am so grateful to the USO for this opportunity," said Pickler. "This is my first ever trip overseas and to be able to sing for our troops makes it even more special. I have to be honest though, I hate bugs and I saw on the internet these pictures of Camel Spiders. They're huge. I'm gonna be carrying around a really big can of bug spray with me so don't sneak up on me or you might get exterminated," she joked.
Exact details of Pickler's trip - where she will visit and the length of her trip - were not disclosed.
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